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New Features for Situation Handling

With these features for Situation Handling, you can now:
  • Use many functional and usability enhancements of the Manage Situation Types app, such as using a date picker to delete monitored data, getting previews of the in-app situation messages and notifcations including e-mail, comparing the filter criteria used or available for conditions, and so on.

  • Depending on the use case, decide to capture the data context from business situations and to extract it with the Business Situation – Read API for advanced analytics.

  • Use rules for determining notification recipients with a reuse component from Responsibility Management.

  • Use the new My Situations app with which end users can see a list of all the open situations that are assigned to them, navigate to detail pages with the situation messages, and close situations.

  • Choose from many new use cases from various business areas, such as Finance, Manufacturing, Sourcing and Procurement, and so on.

Technical Details



Functional Localization

Not applicable

Scope Item


Application Component


Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 1909

Effects on Customizing

As of SAP S/4HANA 1909, Situation Handling requires a new notification provider. If you have used Situation Handling in a former version, you need to change this configuration setting. For more information, see Notifications.